A-Z List of Evidence-Based Medicine Resources

  • The ACP Journal Club is published by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. The editors of this journal screen the top 100+ clinical journals and identify studies that are methodologically sound and clinically relevant. An enhanced abstract, with conclusions clearly stated, and a commentary are provided for each selected article. 
  • The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Published by the International Cochrane Collaboration, consists of detailed, structured topic reviews of hundreds of articles. Teams of experts complete comprehensive literature reviews, evaluate the literature, and present summaries of the findings of the best studies.
  • Dartmouth EBM Database
    The Evidence-Based Medicine database at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is designed to provide rapid access to clinically important trials likely to be of use in the practice of medicine. It is maintained and updated by members of the Department of Medicine. Studies that are summarized have high quality and level of evidence (e.g., randomized control trial, meta-analysis, systematic review) and have been formatted to allow rapid retrieval.
  • The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
    A full-text database containing structured abstracts of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the National Health Services' Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (NHS CRD) at the University of York. DARE records cover topics such as diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.
  • DynaMed
    DynaMed™ is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point-of-care. With clinically -organized summaries for more than 3,200 topics, DynaMed provides the latest content and resources with validity, relevance and convenience, making DynaMed an indispensable resource for answering most clinical questions during practice.
  • eMedicine
    Physician authors and editors contribute to the eMedicine Clinical Knowledge Base, which contains articles on 7,000 diseases and disorders. The evidence-based content provides the latest practice guidelines in 62 medical specialties. eMedicine's professional content undergoes multiple levels of physician peer review.
  • "Evidence-Based..." Journal Series
    Search the Dartmouth eJournal collection for the title "Evidence-Based". Primary research articles within each discipline are selected for quality and clinical relevance. A structured abstract and expert commentary are provided for each study.
  • EvidenceUpdates
    From BMJ Publishing Group and McMaster University's Health Information Research Unit. Quality articles from over 110 clinical journals are selected by research staff, then rated for clinical relevance and interest by an international group of physicians. Includes a searchable database of the best evidence from the medical literature and an email alerting system.
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
    A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents produced by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans. Updated weekly.
  • Ovid MEDLINE
    Enter your search query. Click on the "Additional Limits" button to find Clinical Queries.
  • PubMed
    Click on "Clinical Queries" under "PubMed Tools."
  • TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice) Database Plus
    Simultaneously searches evidence-based sources of systematic reviews, practice guidelines, and critically-appraised topics and articles. Also searches MEDLINE's Clinical Queries, medical image databases, e-textbooks, and patient information leaflets.
  • UpToDate
    A clinical information resource which offers up-to-date, fully referenced expert answers to patient-care, diagnosis, and treatment questions. Topic reviews are written by recognized authorities who review the topic, synthesize the evidence, summarize key findings, and provide specific recommendations. (Access restrictions: UpToDate is licensed for on-site use only at Dartmouth College, Dartmouth Medical School, and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Use the Dartmouth College VPN or the Dartmouth-Hitchcock VPN to access UpToDate from off campus.)